Issyk-Kul State University after K.Tynystanov is one of the great Higher Educational Universities in Issyk-Kul. From its establishment ISU considers as one of the intellectual vanguard of Issyk-Kul oblast, the “furriery” of pedagogical and scientific personals. The Issykkul State University named after K. Tynystanov intends to make the serious efforts for widening and developing ties with the colleges from other Institutes of Higher educations and scientific – research Institutes including International Institutes.
The history of the University begins from 1940, when in the town Prjevalsk (now Karakol) was opened the two-year “Teacher’s Institute with 150 students”. It was the fourth Higher Institution in Kyrgyzstan (after pedagogical, medical and agricultural institutions). Now days, there are two institutes in it: the Institute by correspondence and training teachers, Institutes of Economy and management; 10 faculties as, physical-technical, world languages, Russian philology, history, mathematic and information technology, chemistry and biology, environment and tourism.
The main works of the University are to develop the World Web, to increase the international image and to involve foreigners. Lately, direct two-sided contacts were setup with the German High Institutions (the Eraunhefer Institute), Finland (Rovanem Polytechnical Institute), Belgium (Erasmus higher School), Canada (Lake head University), Mongolia (Orhon University), Turkey (Technical Higher Institution) and etc.
Many teachers had experiences to study on above-mentioned countries. More then 29 foreign students at Issyk-Kul State University.
- University have more than 60 agreements and memorandums with different educational organizations on the world for cooperation and partnership.
- Project “Creation of analytical base for impact Ecological monitoring seliteb zone of the lake Issyk Kul” source of financing ISTC ( МНТЦ)
- Project “Hospitality and tourisms” on program of European Unit Tempus 2003-2006. Source of financing: Tempus – $31 thousand.
- Project “Regional development of Issykkul oblast” 2003-2005. Source of financing: Tasis; grant on leading seminars on ecotourism 2004. Source of financing (CIAD) Canadian International Agency Development-$640; grant for holding scientific research on using pasture territories of buffer zone of Sarychat – Ertash reserve 2004. Source of financing; Canadian International Agency Development (CIAD)- $ 250.
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